Portfolio property owners are facing unprecedented pressure from the market to upgrade their building stock to be more intelligent and environmentally sustainable, yet most building energy retrofits miss the distinct needs of their owners. But by using a new toolset encompassing tested and proven best practices, portfolio owners can overcome these challenges and reap savings, RMI says.
Commercial and industrial utility customers used to have limited options in order to meet their electricity needs: buy it, make it, or eliminate it. Now they have another viable option: to shift it through demand flexibility, the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) points out. Recently RMI … Read more…
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) – a nonprofit organization dedicated to cost-effectively shifting businesses, communities, and institutions to energy efficiency and renewables – issued a request for proposals (RFP) on March 14 to develop 16.75-MW of community-scale solar generation on behalf of six rural electric cooperatives based in eastern Colorado.
The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) – a coalition of multinational companies that propose to aggregate their alternative energy buying needs to achieve competitive, predictable power prices for the long-term – announced its formal launch in a media conference call on May 12.